Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE
The defending National Champions host their Catholic rivals for the first time since 2008. Puck drops at 7 PM at Conte Forum.
No. 7/8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-2-0, 3-2-0 CCHA) vs. No. 1/1 Boston College Eagles (6-1-0, 6-1-0 Hockey East)
Time: 7:00 PM Eastern
Date: Friday, November 9, 2012
Place: Chestnut Hill, Ma.
Arena: Conte Forum / Kelley Rink
Radio: FM 98.5, The Sports Hub
Radio Announcers: Ryan Johnston (play-by-play) and Ken Hodge (analyst)
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Series: BC and Notre Dame have previously met 31 times. Boston College leads the all-time series 16-13-2.
Last Meeting: Notre Dame 3, Boston College 2 (OT) (November 18, 2011)
Last Meeting at Conte Forum: Notre Dame 4, Boston College 1 (November 7, 2008)
Last Five Meetings:
L - Notre Dame 3, Boston College 2 (OT) (November 18, 2011)
L - Notre Dame 2, Boston College 1 (October 23, 2010)
W - Boston College 3, Notre Dame 2 (October 23, 2009)
L - Notre Dame 4, Boston College 1 (November 7, 2008)
W - Boston College 4, Notre Dame 1 (April 12, 2008, National Championship Game)
Trends: The Eagles power play is currently tops in the nation converting at 40% (10 for 25) and BC's six-game unbeaten streak (6-0) is currently tied with Union (5-0-1) for longest in the country. (via HockeyEastOnline.com)
Notre Dame's Leading Scorers: Jr. Anders Lee (5-4-9), Jr. Bryan Rust (2-4-6), five players tied with four points
Notre Dame's Leading Goaltender: Jr. Steven Summerhays (5-2-0, 1.58 GAA, .935 SV%)
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Prediction: Boston College 3, Notre Dame 2